6-455

RIC VI, NICOMEDIA 71c, CONSTANTINE, UNLISTED OFFICINA Δ

  

OBVERSE

IMPCFLVALCONSTANTINVSPFAVG [IMP C FL VAL CONSTANTINVS P F AVG]; head r., laur.

REVERSE

GENIOA-VGVSTI [GENIO AVGVSTI]; Genius stg. l., modius on head, naked but for chlamys over l. shoulder, r. holding patera (from which liquor flows), l. cornucopiae; to l. altar. Δ in right field. SMN in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED OFFICINA - Δ. RIC lists for this type officinae A, B and Γ (p. 566). General note from p. 551: "All three colleagues share all three types-Genio Augusti in two varieties [...] Date, c. 312 (earlier)".

See also:
NICOMEDIA 71c, CONSTANTINE, UNLISTED OFFICINA Є

NOTES

Weight 5.05 g; diameter 22 mm. Coin sold on Leu Numismatik Web Auction 15 (lot 2170) in February 2021 for CHF 90.

Other specimens:

- sold by CNG Coin Shop (no. 841535) for $295; weight 5.27 g; diameter 22 mm [click for picture];

- from the Zenon M. Collection; weight 4.53 g; diameter 20.5-21 mm [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski